Fox‘s Walking With Dinosaurs 3D has added a quartet of thesps to its voice cast. John Leguizamo joins the BBC Earth production as the Alexomis bird Alex, with Justin Long leads a trio of Pachyrhinosauruses as Patchi, Alex’s symbiotic host pal. Tiya Sircar will voice Juniper and Skyler Stone will voice Scowler rounding out the dino threesome. Barry Cook and Neil Nightingale are helming the CG/live-action December 20 release based on the 1999 BBC miniseries. Leguizamo is a client of UTA and Silver Lining Entertainment. Long is repped by ICM Partners and Intellectual Artists Management. Sircar is repped by Talent Works and Elevate. Stone is repped by DPN, Buchwald, and Luber Roklin.
Universal‘s James Brown biopic Get On Up has found another castmember to back Chadwick Bozeman’s Godfather of Soul. Keith Robinson will play Baby Roy, one of the original members of Brown’s band, joining Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer in the Imagine Entertainment, Jagged Films, and Universal pic from The Help‘s Tate Taylor. Robinson, an actor and singer, showed off his pipes in Dreamgirls and also appeared in This Christmas. He’s repped by APA and D2 Management.
Rutger Hauer is set to star in Kickback, an espionage thriller which will also reunite him with Blade Runner co-star Sean Young. John Cusack co-stars in the Talking Lens production as Ivanov, whose investigation into the mysterious assassination of maverick Russian reporter Anna is aided by police pathologist Sergei (Hauer). Mischa Barton also stars. Raza Mallal will write and direct the based on a true tale pic which films in March in Prague and London. Hauer is repped by The Glick Agency, Steve Kenis, and Hyler Management.
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